Monday, April 22, 2024

Russia conducts TV7-117ST engine test for the new Il-112 military transport aircraft

JSC “United engine corporation”  engineers conducted a successful test of TV7-117ST engine for new Russian Il-112V military transport aircraft.

That was reported by bmpd.livejournal.com.

The TV7-117S engine has been offered to power the newest Russian turboprop aircraft such as Ilyushin Il-112 and Ilyushin Il-114. The TV7-117 engine family are produced by Klimov JSC (St. Petersburg), Chernishov JSC (Moscow) and the Baranov JSC (Omsk).

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The new engine has maximum power output more than 3000 hp and 3600 hp during 2.5- minute power rating,  with one engine inoperative.

  • Dry weight: 500 kg
  • Fuel consumption at rated power:  200 kg/h
  • Power: 3000 hp

Russian United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) plans to make the first flight of the new  Il-112V military transport aircraft in 2017, the Voronezh Region administration said.

The Voronezh Aircraft Plant (VASO) is the main producer of the Il-112V military transport plane, the administration added.

“VASO has already started building the first prototype. The prototype is expected to perform the first flight in mid-2017,” the administration said.

Model of Il-112V. Photo by missiles2go.ru
Model of Il-112V. Photo by missiles2go.ru

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